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Jersey Black Apple

Malus domestica
An old American apple once known as Black Apple because of its very dark colour.

Origin: USA 1817

Pollination:  Jersey Black is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Jersey Black Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
£17.50



History and description of Jersey Black

Believed to have arisen in New Jersey, USA where it was much admired in early 19th century. First recorded in 1817. A late dessert apple also used for cider. An almost black flushed fruit. The juice is very sweet but the flesh has a resinous taste. Vigorous tree.



Main characteristics of Jersey Black

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Special features Good for Cider

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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